Bureau Veritas becomes the 1st OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory in Asia
Suwon, Korea, 12 March, 2019 – Bureau Veritas, a leading wireless device testing, certification and international approvals management provider, has announced that its wireless laboratory in Korea has earned OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory status from OmniAir Consortium®, the first lab to achieve such status in Asia.
The award was officially presented to Bureau Veritas Korea in February 2019, signifying Bureau Veritas’ achievement in becoming an OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory (OATL) and also the 1stOmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory in Asia. The award recognizes Bureau Veritas’ technical capability of testing Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) based onboard units (OBU).
With this latest 1st OmniAir OATL in Asia award, Bureau Veritas continues to be a leader in the Connected Car testing and certification space with proven vehicle-to-everything (V2X) capabilities, including:
• the 1st OmniAir Authorized Test Lab for connected vehicles (in USA) since 2017;
• the testing partner for the 1st OmniAir certified On-Board Unit (OBU) for Commsignia in 2018;
• the testing partner for the 1st OmniAir certified Roadside Unit (RSU) for Siemens in 2018.
“OmniAir is pleased that Bureau Veritas, a recognized global leader in wireless device testing, has joined our network of OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratories,” said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir Consortium®. “Our newest OATL was authorized within three months of signing an MOU with ITS Korea to advance vehicle-to-everything (V2X) testing and certification.”
OmniAir’s certification program provides third-party accredited laboratory testing and validation of DSRC-based vehicle-to-everything (V2X) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) devices to verify that device manufacturers, suppliers, and automotive OEMs entering the V2X market develop products that conform to industry protocol standards and specifications, to bring about trusted device communications.
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